NY1: Execution of SW on cell phone in police custody in 30 days not unreasonable

Defendant’s cell phones were already in the possession of the police, and the search warrant was deemed by its own language as executed on issuance. The actual search, however, took 30 days, and that wasn’t unreasonable. People v. Ruffin, 2019 NY Slip Op 08771, 2019 N.Y. App. Div. LEXIS 8783 (1st Dept. Dec. 5, 2019).

“Here, based on the collective knowledge of law enforcement, deputies had reasonable suspicion to stop Mr. Loethen. Contrary to Mr. Loethen’s claim that police lacked information or knowledge to suggest wrongdoing, the stop was the result of an investigation into drug distribution that spanned months. Mr. Rainey was a known drug dealer. Mr. Loethen’s use of innuendo and numerous short visits to Mr. Rainey’s home fit a pattern of buying drugs.” United States v. Loethen, 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 208748 (W.D. Mo. Nov. 14, 2019),* adopted, 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 207472 (W.D. Mo. Dec. 2, 2019).*

The statute of limitations on plaintiff’s Fourth Amendment § 1983 case ran years before it was filed. Flynn v. Donnelly, 2019 U.S. App. LEXIS 35975 (7th Cir. Dec. 4, 2019).*

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